Skagit County

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Skagit

Skagit County is named for the Skagit Native American tribe who resided in the region.

 

Created:  November 28, 1883

County Seat: 

Mount Vernon  1883 – present

 

County Courthouse – Mount Vernon 

 

Location:  205 Kincad Street / South 3rd Street

Built:  1923 – 1925

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  T F Doan of Bellingham

Contractor:  Alexander & MacNeal Construction Company of Mount Vernon

 

Description:  The building  faces south and is a three story buff colored brick, stone and concrete structure. The south front has a large portico supported by four large columns with pediment above. There is a partial balustrade along the flat roof line.

 

County District Court – Mount Vernon 

 

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Location:  600 South 3rd Street / Kincad Street

Built:  1982 – 1983

Style:  Modern

Architect:  The NBBJ Group

Contractor:  Cobra Construction Company

 

Description:  The building  faces west and is a three story red and buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building runs along the east side of the courthouse. The west side has a recessed center section with glass entrance. The roof line is flat.

 

County Administration – Mount Vernon 

 

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Location:  205 Kincad Street / South 3rd Street

Built:  1975 – 1976

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Henry Klein & Associates

Contractor:  Nelse Mortensen & Company Inc.

 

Description:  The building  faces east and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building runs along the west side of the courthouse. The south side is rounded with no windows. The roof line is flat.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Whatcom County

E – Okanogan County and Chelan County

S – Snohomish County

W – Island County and San Juan County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2006, 2009 and 2016